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The Carpenter News Latest Issue is out now! Read about the important labor policy changes since the New Biden Administration took office, who the suggested candidates are for the 2021 General elections, and a 20 Years since 9/11 retrospective from EAS CarpentersRead More

The founder of both Labor Day and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Peter J. McGuire, is someone we should remember and thank as we strive to meet the ideals that he held for workers’ rights.Read More

Members Helping Members with their Fight for Sobriety    Construction workers are more likely to use drugs than workers in other professions, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU College of Global Public Health. (1)   In 2017, a group of carpenters wanted to get together in…Read More

  This week in the City of Baltimore, local residents and elected officials came together to promote the Northeast MAGLEV Superconducting High-Speed Rail project with a “Rally For Good Paying Jobs”. Excitement is building for the project that will help connect The District of Columbia to New York City with a one-hour commute time. The…Read More

Greetings,   We are searching for active members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing within Local Union 274 and is interested in the position of Council Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC).  We are seeking aggressive, dedicated Union members committed to building the…Read More

Greetings,   We are searching for active members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing and interested in the position of Tradeshow Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC). We are seeking aggressive, dedicated Union members committed to building the ranks of our membership and…Read More

As the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America works towards fully reopening the International Training Center, they must ensure the facility is safe for carpenters and staff to return at full capacity.    To meet this requirement, any member who wishes to attend training programs at the International Training Center in Las Vegas,…Read More

Union Carpenters Assist with Return of the Philly Flower Show   As the Philadelphia Horticultural Society Philadelphia Flower Show launches its first-ever outdoor event, it was a team of local union trade show carpenters that can be thanked for making it all possible.   WATCH 6 ABC News Sneak Peek With EAS Carpenters   Union…Read More

Union Carpenters Apprentices are provided with the most state-of-the-art training to prepare them for everything that comes with working on a job site. Every year the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Center of Philadelphia & Vicinity looks to provide their carpenters and the public with an Open House and Skills Competition that allows carpenter apprentices to…Read More

Effective on July 1st, 2021   The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters updating its Rigger and Signaler programs, including titles, certification processes, requirements, etc.   Click HERE to learn more.Read More